Fashion: The Superwatch

As fashions grow minier, accessories are waxing maxier. Witness the popularity of superwatches—huge, outsize timekeepers that measure 3 in. across and come with round, square and octagonal faces. They are not just plain old white faces either. Colors can be bright orange, chartreuse, yellow or red; Britain's Old England Watches decorates one watch face with a simulated Union Jack, another with swirling psychedelic petals that spell out "Flower Power."

Inexpensive ($12 to $25) and frankly for show, they are worn on the wrist with wide vinyl bands in vivid electric colors, dangle from necklaces or belts, even come as adjustable...

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